Our January spotlight athlete of the month is Eissa Abla. Eissa has been training with us for about a year and a half.
Name: Eissa Abla
First Tri: Kiwanis Kids Tri at Studemont Park, when he was 6. He wanted to try it because his mum did triathlons.
Favorite Part of Triathlon: Swim
Favorite School Subject: Science
Favorite Color: Red
Other sports you play: Swim team and
Hidden talents: I can rap Vanilla Ice as well as name all of the elements on the periodic table. (diverse talents)
Favorite race so far: Typhoon Texas Kids Tri
Favorite athlete: his Mum
His mom is our own Coach Susan!
Ultimate triathlon goal: Kona
Future career goals: Become a vet
What else would you want people to know? I LOVE the outdoors and just got promoted from Webelos II to Boy Scout.
Eissa has had some great performances over the past season. He had the fastest swim time of ALL junior athletes at the Kemah Youth Triathlon. He completely dominated the open water swim. As a teammate, he always brings excitement and enthusiasm to practices and races, and we can always count on him to welcome in our new athletes with open arms.